Manchester United will get a proper test under Micheal Carrick on Sunday when they lock horns with the League Leaders, Chelsea
Knowing it won’t be an easy task, Manchester United are keen to fight hard to materialize at least a draw when they battle Blues on Sunday.
The club managed a 2-0 win over Villarreal on Tuesday night after the sack of their manager; Ole Solskjaer, leaving Michael Carrick in charge as Caretaker manager.
Although the club has reportedly reached an agreement with Ralf Rangnick to take over at the club as Interim manager, Micheal Carrick will still be in charge when the Red Devils visit Stamford Bridge.
Ahead of the tie, Cristiano Ronaldo is of the notion United are ready to face an inform Chelsea side despite still recovering from the poor decisions made by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
“We are a team that are ready to win. We want to cause other teams damages and score many goals.
On the other hand, Chelsea defender; Reece James appears to have sent back words to Cristiano Ronaldo when he made mention of being ready to take in any challenge.
Being his boyhood club, Reece James is well aware of the bitter rivalry existing between Manchester United and Chelsea Football Club.
James knows it means more than a match to everyone who will get involved on that day, including the fans.
But it appears the English man is ready to go head to head with whatever the clash may bring on Sunday evening.
“Just like always, we are ready and will be ready when the time comes,” James told reporters when quizzed on how Chelsea are preparing for the Sunday game.
“Looking back at the club history, everyone knows what the game means for both clubs, it’s a passionate one and everyone wants to win it.
“No one wants to draw, no one wants to lose it, but everyone wants to win it, although it’s not possible but everyone will fight with every strength to make sure they win it.
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“Manchester United may be in a bad shape now but we know they can cause harm just like every other teams in the football.
“Especially now that they have Cristiano Ronaldo who is very skillful when it comes to scoring goals, his pace, his agility is sensational but hopefully we can stop him.
“We have done well against other good attackers, he is maybe the best in the world now but doesn’t really matter now cause we will try our best to prevent him from scoring.